There was a time when the world acted on books, now books act on the world.

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Politeness is the flower of humanity.

Politeness is the flower of humanity.

The Bible remained for me a book of books still divine - but divine in the sense that all great boo

The Bible remained for me a book of books still divine - but divine in the sense that all great books are divine which teach men how to live righteously.

He who has imagination without learning has wings but no feet.

He who has imagination without learning, has wings but no feet.

Imagination is the eye of the soul.

Imagination is the eye of the soul.

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